Fresco’s Best Italian Cheese Sandwich

  • Prep 20 min.
  • Total 20 min.
  • Serves 8
  • Fresco’s Best Italian Cheese Sandwich
These mouthwatering grilled mozzarella cheese sandwiches have a crispy bread-crumb coating. Served with tomato sauce, they're simply irresistible.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Quick & Easy, Tomato Sauce, Vegetarian

What You'll Need

  • 1

    package (11.25 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Garlic Texas Toast, thawed

  • 3/4

    pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices

  • 1/2

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 3

    eggs

  • 1

    cup plain dry bread crumbs

  • 1/2

    cup olive oil

  • 3

    cup Prego® Garden Harvest Chunky Tomato, Onion & Garlic Italian Sauce

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the oven to 375°F. Cut each toast in half.

  • 2

    Divide the cheese slices among 8 toast halves. Top with the remaining toast halves.

  • 3

    Place the flour, eggs and bread crumbs into separate shallow bowls. Beat the eggs with a fork.

  • 4

    Coat the sandwiches with the flour. Dip the sandwiches into the eggs. Coat the sandwiches with the bread crumbs.

  • 5

    Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the sandwiches in batches and cook until they're well browned on both sides. Place the sandwiches onto a baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

  • 6

    Heat the sauce in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat until it's hot and bubbling. Serve the sandwiches with the sauce for dipping.

CHOOSE TASTE. CHOOSE PREGO.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A MEAL EVERYONE WILL LOVE
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THE SIMPLE TRICK TO MAKE SAUCES THAT STICK.

Don't Rinse Your Pasta

Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.